In an effort to support future technologies, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced £65 million in funding.
EDF is to close its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in 2021, two years earlier than planned.
Electricity generated by renewables hit a new high in 2019, rising by 4% to reach 37.1%.
In Q1 of 2020, renewables generated a record 47% of the UK's electricity, according to new figures from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
After a two month deferral caused by COVID-19, EDF has submitted an application to the Planning Inspectorate for its Sizewell C nuclear reactor.
National Grid ESO is ramping up its toolkit for reducing demand as it launches a Downward Flexibility Management service for renewables and announces a new contract with EDF.
Last year saw renewables records broken across the board as renewables produced nearly 37% of the UK’s power, according to new data released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
New technologies, rather than nuclear, could offer a faster and cheap route to net zero.
Over the last decade, Great Britain has seen a faster rate of decarbonisation than anywhere else in the world thanks to its transition to renewable energy, according to a new report from Drax Electric Insights.